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Date:2/6/2008

Aspen Institute Health Stewardship Project to release health care reform principles and announce questionnaire targeted at Presidential candidates

WASHINGTON, Feb. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Aspen Institute Health Stewardship Project will announce comprehensive health care reform principles that will enrich the health care reform debate and questions to help evaluate the proposed policies as candidates and policymakers begin to craft reform proposals.

Consistent with the Institute's history and ideals, the project has convened a bipartisan group of thought leaders to inform the nation's efforts to transform health care.

WHO: Christine Todd Whitman, former governor of New Jersey and founder of the Whitman Strategy Group; Mark Ganz, president and CEO of Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield; Robert Honigberg, chief medical officer of GE Healthcare; and Elizabeth Teisberg, author and associate professor at the University of Virginia Darden School of Business.

WHEN: Wednesday, Feb. 13, at 9 a.m.

WHERE: National Press Club, Holeman Lounge

529 14th Street NW, Washington, DC 20045

CALL INFORMATION: Journalists unable to attend the news conference are welcome to take part via teleconference by calling 800-954-0696.

RSVP: Please contact Noah Bartolucci at noah.bartolucci@aspeninstitute.org.

A continental breakfast will be served at 9 a.m., and opening remarks will begin at 9:30 a.m.

BACKGROUND: The project is chaired by Christine Todd Whitman, former governor of New Jersey and founder of the Whitman Strategy Group; Mark Ganz, president and CEO of Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield; and Joe Hogan, president and CEO of GE Healthcare. In addition to the co-chairs, the project features an advisory board of 10 people, including doctors, scholars, health policy experts and information technology leaders. The project's director is Michelle McMurry, M.D., Ph.D., of the Aspen Institute.

CONTACT: Noah Bartolucci

The Aspen Institute

Tel: 202-736-2536

noah.bartolucci@aspeninstitute.org


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